The art of weaving Jamdani started years and years ago that finds mention in Kautilya’s Arthashastra. From that time till now, this art has flourished to a large extent. In order to carry out this process, plain cotton piece is required without any bleach. Jamdani is a patterned piece of muslin cloth used for embroidery during weaving process. It, usually, contains geometrical and floral patterns dyed in a light shade. After this, the designs are drawn on it using colors like maroon, white, green, black, silver and golden color. Sometimes, the weavers make use of Muga silk piece of dark golden color to create patterns. This all makes Jamdani to be a stylish pattern coupled with creative designs.
One of the most famous pattern of cloth is Panna Hazaar (thousand emerald), which is characterized by floral patterns being highlighted by flowers interlaced with gold and silver threads. Another one sought after is Phulwar that is worked on black, grey and off-white backgrounds. Apart from these designs, there are various others that look awesome on the borders and body of the saree or other material.